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MSNBC
Jan 22, 2013 7:00am PST
's back to work. today is the first full day of president obama's new term and perhaps a new tone, a new strategy. certainly an ambitious agenda. a confident president barack obama explained his plan for the coming years and he went bold, meaning climate change, gay rights, defending medicare and social security. >> the commitments we make to each other through medicare and medicaid and social security, these things do not sap our initiative, they strengthen us. they do not make us a nation of takers, they free us to take the risks that make this country great. >> here's the "washington post" headline. obama lays out liberal vision. the "new york times" also called it a liberal vision for a second term. and politico writes obama is on offense for liberalism. let me bring in mother jones reporter andy kroll and politico's white house reporter, carrie budoff-brown. good morning. so how different was the tone in this speech? >> i mean, it was very different from the way he, you know, governed for the last four years or attempted to govern. he came at it from sort of a centrist, pragmatist a
MSNBC
Jan 28, 2013 7:00am PST
>>> very good morning. i'm richard lui in for chris jansing. two big pieces of president obama's second-term agenda moving forward today. the president and vice president are meeting with sheriffs and police chiefs from across the country to talk about guns at the white house. in just over an hour at least three of the chiefs handled the shootings in aurora, colorado, oak creek, wisconsin, and newtown, connecticut. this afternoon a bipartisan group of senators will unveil a plan to deal with immigration. that group there includes four democrats and four republicans. >> we are committed to a comprehensive approach to finally in this country have an immigration law that we can live with. >> i'm cautiously optimistic. i see the right spirit. i see things that were once off the table for agreement and discussion being on the table with a serious pathway forward. >> now, the plan will include a path to citizenship for 11 million illegal immigrants. something many republicans had backed away from until now. >> i'll give you a little straight talk. look at the last election. look at t
MSNBC
Jan 28, 2013 10:00am EST
at this number. president obama did win 7 in 10 hispanic voters. big number there. the gop trying to see as you saw john mccain intimating, they're trying to win some of them back here. >> absolutely. it's a group they tried to court every single election year that i can remember in the last couple years. the thing is, it's not necessarily that latinos, immigration is the number one thing on their list that's important. i think it was the economy this last election. part of it is the tone. you hear -- there's a lot of things that are said during this debate that has been hurtful to the republican party. i think when you talk to a lot of latino republican strategists they'll tell you that. so that is going to be one of the things they have to navigate. the tone and how they talk about this. in addition to -- on top of the action. >> what it really comes down to is all things being equal, though, when it comes down to immigration. that's where it stands out for this one group. >>> stand by. i want to bring in congressman steve israel who joins us right now. congressman, thanks for being here. >>
MSNBC
Jan 25, 2013 7:00am PST
on assault weapons. but one of the key and most controversial legislative parts of the obama plan. lawmakers involved actj won't be easy to pass. >> the morn people don't stand up to the lies that are being said that we can't do anything about gun violence, who loses? >> columbine, virginia tech, aurora, tucson, oak creek. the common thread in these shootings is each gunman used a semiautomatic assault weapon or large capacity ammunition magazine. >> will it be hard? for sure. we owe it to our constituents and our country to try. >> feinstein's bill doesn't just ban assault weapons. it bans magazines that hold more than ten rounds, something the vice president focused on in a google chat. >> i am much less concerned, quite frankly, about what you would call an assault weapon than i am about magazines and the number of rounds that can be held in a magazine. >> i want to bring in "usa today's" washington bureau chief susan paige and the huffington post washington bureau chief ryan grim. >> the national mood has changed if you look at the polls. 53% of people have a favorable view of the presid
MSNBC
Jan 24, 2013 7:00am PST
. and there's a lot of frustration among republicans as just a policy matter that the obama administration is not doing more to support the opposition there, not intervening a little more in terms of giving support to the rebels and he will probably answer questions about that, and generally questions about the arab spring overall, what's going on with egypt, what's going on with morsi, those problems ought to be at the forefront. >> different also because he has already been a presidential candidate. and i'm wondering, you know, in terms of contrasting it, ron, yesterday with hillary clinton, a lot of people interpreted some of the answers she gave as looking ahead to 2016. john kerry has wanted to be secretary of state. it's no big surprise that this is a role he has coveted. but for people out there who don't follow politics as close as we might, they might ask a question, why. here is a guy who has been in the senate since 1984. he's been a presidential nominee. why this, why now? >> well, there's two jobs he's always wanted. first, he wanted to be president of the united states and he
MSNBC
Jan 23, 2013 7:00am PST
'm going with this. the next sentence is -- and i stood with president obama as he spoke of an act of terror. be that as it may, i want to move to the next sunday morning when ambassador rice went to the morning -- sunday morning talk shows. and i think we all realize this happened at a politically charged time here in the country as we approached an election. notwithstanding that, the american people are still entitled to be told the truth about this. did you select ambassador rice to deliver the message to the american people? >> i did not, senator. let me take this opportunity to address this. obviously even though i haven't had a chance to testify, i've certainly seen the resulting debate and concerns about this. you're right, it was a terrorist attack. i called it an attack by heavily armed militants -- >> well done. >> and that is clearly what happened. we know that. but second, the harder question is what caused it and that we didn't know. we didn't know who the attackers were and what the motives were. third, as the arb makes clear after the months of research, the picture
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